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Re: Any other authorization method except svnserve or apache?

From: Jack O'Quin <joq_at_io.com>
Date: 2004-12-27 16:35:41 CET

> Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
>> A third (and last) option is using SVN over SSH, using the system's
>> users to authenticate. However, this method is even more simple than
>> svnserve, as it doesn't even allow read-only access.

Kevin Williams <kevin@bantamtech.com> writes:

> I don't believe that's true. The repository is under the same
> permissions rules as any other file on the system. If the repository
> permissions are -rwxr-x--- and the user is in the "svn" group, the
> user would have read-only permission. If the user is not in the group
> they would have no permissions.

I understood the docs to say that even read-only access to the
repository requires that the server have R/W access to all its files.


But, even if the svnserve daemon has R/W access all the time, can't it
still grant individual users R/O access via its built-in authorization

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